Container Equipment Prices Fall to Record Lows

APL Oakland CA Terminal

Low material costs and stable demand has driven the price of new container equipment down to record lows where it ...

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EU Okays EUR 270m Public Funding for New Calais Terminal

EU Okays EUR 270m Public Funding for New Terminal at Calais

The European Commission has found that public funding of EUR 270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in ...

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Statoil and Litgas Form LNG Bunkering Joint Venture

Statoil and Litgas Forming LNG Bunkering Joint Venture

Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil and Lithuanian natural gas supply and trading company Litgas have signed a ...

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24 Largest Hapag-Lloyd Boxships to Get a Nose Job

24 Hapag-Lloyd Boxships to Get a Nose Job

German container line Hapag-Lloyd will fit 24 of its largest vessels with new bulbous bows by 2016, and some will ...

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Hong Kong Introduces Stricter Garbage Disposal Rules

Hong Kong Introduces Stricter Rules on Garbage Disposal from Ships

Hong Kong introduced the new Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage) Regulation on July 1, giving ...

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First Nations Slam Quebec Maritime Strategy

First Nations Slam Quebec Maritime Strategy

The Government of Quebec, Canada, has introduced a CAD 1.5 billion Quebec Maritime Strategy, to the delight of ...

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Wind Power Technology for Ships Tested at Sea

Wind Power Technology for Ships Tested at Sea

Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution, a new wind propulsion technology for ships, has passed its sea trials with flying ...

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Golar Presses On with Cameroon FLNG Project

Golar Presses On with Cameroon LNG Project

Bermuda-headquartered owner and operator of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers Golar LNG Limited has agreed ...

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Preferred Bidder for Cape Town Cruise Terminal Selected

Preferred Bidder for Cape Town Cruise Terminal Selected

South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has chosen compatriot V&A Waterfront (Pty) Ltd to ...

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Bergen Viking Goes Green

Bergen Viking Goes Green

The Rolls-Royce powered oil/chemical tanker Bergen Viking has returned to service following a conversion from ...

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USA Bankrolls Panama Canal LNG Terminal Feasibility Study

USA Backs Panama Canal LNG Terminal Study

The US Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to support the planning of ...

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ABB Bags Innovation of the Year Award

ABB Wins Innovation of the Year Award

Power and automation technology group ABB has won the “Innovation of the Year” award recognizing the company’s new ...

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Moody’s Upgrades CMHI

Moody's Upgrades CMHI

Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the port operator and container manufacturer China Merchants Holdings ...

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Dover Western Docks Revival Project Moves Along

Dover Western Docks Revival Project Comes Along

England’s Port of Dover today signed a pre-construction agreement with a domestic contractor Graham to ...

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Spotted: Wallmann Adds Muscle

Wallmann Adds Muscle

German terminal operator Wallmann & Co has put its second LHM 600 Liebherr mobile harbour crane into operation ...

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First Panama Canal Atlantic Gate Put Through Its Paces

Panama Canal Atlantic Lock Put Through Its Paces

The Panama Canal yesterday tested the first rolling gate at its recently filled Atlantic locks, dubbed Agua Clara ...

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Port of Houston on Track for a Record Year

Houston Port

The Port of Houston Authority handled more than 16 million tons of cargo during the first five months of 2015, an ...

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Trafigura to Top Up Singapore LNG Terminal

Trafigura to Top Up Singapore LNG Terminal

Commodities trading company Trafigura and Singapore LNG Corporation have signed a storage agreement to utilise ...

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Japan Invests in Samoa’s Only Commercial Port

Japan Invests in Samoa's Only Commercial Port

Japan has set aside a JPY 3.4 billion (USD 28.3 million) grant-in-aid to improve safety at the only commercial port ...

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Chinese Newbuilding Orderbook Takes a Massive Hit

Chinese Newbuilding Orderbook Take a Massive Hit

Chinese shipyards recorded a 77.4% slide in new orders year-on-year in the first five months of 2015, the China ...

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Panama Canal Pacific Locks Get First Taste of Water

Panama Canal Pacific Locks Get First Taste of Water

The Panama Canal expansion program reached another milestone when the Canal’s Pacific locks began to fill ...

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Nigeria to Get Drydocking Hub for Large Crude Carriers

Nigeria to Get Drydocking Hub for Large Crude Carriers

Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company (NLNG) plans to invest USD 1.5 billion in a Nigeria-based shipyard capable of ...

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Port of Taman to Get New Dry Bulk Facilities

Port of Taman to Get New Dry Bulk Facilities

Russia’s Rosneft has entered into a cooperation agreement with the country’s Ministry of Transport and ...

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Nigeria Signs Off on Ibom Seaport Project

Nigeria Signs Off on Ibom Seaport Project

Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council has formally approved the ongoing development of the Ibom Deep Seaport & ...

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New Panama Canal to Level US Playing Field

New Panama Canal to Level US Playing Field

Following the USD 5 billion Panama Canal expansion in 2016, up to 10 percent of container traffic to the US from ...

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Wärtsilä to Turn 3 Boxship Newbuildings Green

Wärtsilä to Turn 3 Boxship Newbuildings Green

Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä has received an order for three of its Hybrid Scrubber Systems to be installed ...

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Hong Kong Sulphur Switch to Cut Harmful Emissions by 60%

Hong Kong Sulphur Switch to Cut Harmful Emissions by 60%

A new regulation under which ocean going vessels are required to switch to marine fuels with less than 0.5% sulphur ...

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